Past Grantees

Over $600,000 in funding has been awarded to primary investigators' institutions through the SHAPE America Research Grant Program since its inception in 1997. The Graduate Student Grant category was also established in 2006. The following is a list of grant recipients and project titles.

2021 Research Grant Recipient

Samantha Moss, University of Texas at Arlington

2020 Research Grant Recipient

Christopher Kinder, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

2019 Research Grant Recipient

Xiaoxia Zhang, University of Texas at Arlington 24-hour Movement Behavior and Mental Health among Depressed Female Students

2018 Research Grant Recipients

Yubing Wang, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Effects of a Concept-Based Physical Education Curriculum on Middle School Students’ After-School Physical Activity

Mika Manninen, University of Georgia An Examination of the Effect of Need-Supportive Instruction in Physical Education – A Block Randomized Controlled Trial.